Chazz Chitwood is a 28-year-old gay Miami-raised writer living in Atlanta. He has his BA and JD from University of Miami, an MFA from Florida International University, and is a PHD candidate at Georgia State University. Reading Queer’s first Writer in Residence and Miami-raised, Chazz is writing poetry, lyric essay, and fiction with an eye towards gender, sexuality, male relationships, hybridism, transhumanism, myth, science, and science fiction.  Chazz has been teaching about writing, the process, and how to involve yourself in the work of writing for six years, and often streams lessons on form and theory.